Police in Arlington, Texas have named the suspect within the capturing at Timberview Excessive Faculty as 18-year-old Timothy George Simpkins. At the least three folks have been injured within the incident and have been taken to native hospitals.
Arlington PD posted a photograph of Simpkins on Wednesday morning native time, together with the license plates of his silver Dodge Charger and a request for the general public to assist find the teenager.
Timberview and different close by colleges have been placed on lockdown on Wednesday morning amid reviews of an lively shooter on campus. Preliminary reviews spoke of “a number of” folks injured. Police gave an all-clear shortly earlier than midday, and confirmed three folks have been wounded within the incident. A fourth individual sustained minor accidents.
Simpkins reportedly fled the scene in his automobile, and the seek for him is presently underway. He ought to be thought-about “armed and harmful.”
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“We imagine there was a struggle between a scholar and one other particular person” that led to the capturing, police informed reporters at a press convention exterior the college.
Timberview serves the Arlington and Mansfield faculty districts. It’s situated in southern Arlington, a metropolis of round 400,000 residents simply east of Fort Price.
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